Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 3

Performance Results

Gaming 98%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 60%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (85th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 15 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 83%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics108% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive93.8% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (61%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
5 months ago, 5 months ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 3  (all builds)
Memory13.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920x1080x4294967296 szín,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140530
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateOct 13 '17 at 09:33
Run Duration116 Seconds
Run User HUN-User
Background CPU 61%

 PC Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i5-4690K-$255
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
83% Excellent
SC Int 133
SC Float 132
SC Mixed 134
106% 133 Pts
QC Int 409
QC Float 402
QC Mixed 389
91% 400 Pts
MC Int 496
MC Float 492
MC Mixed 509
75% 499 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 83%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$447
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 385.69
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
108% Outstanding
Lighting 349
Reflection 311
Parallax 331
106% 330 fps
MRender 207
Gravity 314
Splatting 242
109% 254 fps
Poor: 82%
This bench: 108%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 540s Series 120GB
57GB free
Firmware: LSBG200 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
93.8% Outstanding
Read 520
Write 413
Mixed 413
100% 449 MB/s
4K Read 31.6
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 33.8
149% 58.1 MB/s
DQ Read 33.3
DQ Write 94.3
DQ Mixed 25.8
31% 51.1 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 93.8%
Great: 97%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$45
113GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 196
Write 170
Mixed 151
129% 172 MB/s
4K Read 0.73
4K Write 2.42
4K Mixed 0.31
110% 1.15 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 105%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C9 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
61.9% Good
MC Read 21
MC Write 22.8
MC Mixed 19.7
60% 21.2 GB/s
SC Read 15.1
SC Write 23.3
SC Mixed 17.4
53% 18.6 GB/s
Latency 56.5
71% 56.5 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 61.9%
Great: 63%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical GA-Z97X-Gaming 3 Builds (Compare 4,179 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 63%
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 59%

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 3 - $169

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $966
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